Harm Reduction Opioid Epidemic

How Harm Reduction Can Help Win the Fight Against Opioids
The Crime Report
Despite three years of aggressive enforcement-based attempts to target the trafficking of these drugs, opioids increasingly dominate illicit markets. The current approach is failing both to reduce supply and to prevent deaths. Furthermore, it has health and criminal justice consequences of its own, especially in communities of color. Harm reduction can be that solution, helping people mitigate the risks associated with certain behaviors.